Kilgore, Texas 

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Population

14,857

+16.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.0%

Median Income

$49,766

Median Home Price

$148,500

Median Age

34

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.9 / 7.4

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Kilgore, Texas

Small-city complex - Northeast Texas, 30 miles from Louisiana border. April, October and May are the most pleasant months in Kilgore, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Texas
County: Gregg County
Metro Area: Longview Metro Area
City: Kilgore
Zip Codes: 75662
Cost of Living: -19.0% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 259 ft above sea level

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Kilgore, Tx Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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Nearby recreation
Cons
Entertainment
Viloent crime rate
Summer heat

What Bert Has To Say About Longview Metro Area

Longview is a small city in eastern Texas about 130 miles east of Dallas. Marshall is a small but culturally and historically rich former boom town an additional 35 miles east. Originally a transportation center for nearby agriculture and timber industries, the Longview-Marshall area prospered from the oil booms of the 1920’s and 1930’s, and Longview has a sizable, downtown, historic area (“One Hundred Acres of History”).


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kilgore is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kilgore jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kilgore's cost of living is 19.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kilgore's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and May are the most pleasant months in Kilgore, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Gregg county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 67.7% to 30.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kilgore's population is 14,857 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 16.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kilgore is Real Estate: $148,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.9%.

SCHOOLS
Kilgore public schools spend $17,746 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Kilgore. More Education



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Housing Market in Kilgore

It's a good time to buy in Kilgore. Home Appreciation is up 2.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Kilgore is $148,500.
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